Recall date: March 28, 2013
Recall number: 13-157

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Bell Full Throttle Bike Helmets
Hazard:
The buckle on the helmet's safety strap can release in an accident and allow the helmet to fall off the rider, posing a risk of head injury.
Remedy:
Refund
Consumer Contact:

Bell Sports Inc. toll-free at (866) 892-6059 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.bellbikestuff.com and click on "Recall Notice" for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 2,500
Description:

The buckle on the bicycle motorcross helmet's safety strap can unexpectedly release in an accident and allow the helmet to fall off the rider.

Description:

This recall involves Bell Full Throttle, full coverage bicycle motocross (BMX) helmets with a chin bar. The all-black helmets have UPC code 035011 937052 and part number 1009159 printed on a label on the side of the helmet shell. The Bell logo is affixed to the front and lower side of the helmet.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact Bell Sports for instructions on receiving a full refund.

Sold Exclusively At:

Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at ToysRUs.com between July 2012 and January 2013 for about $60.

Importer:

Bell Sports Inc., of Scotts Valley, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China